What Happened on October 16, 2005

Historical Events

  • MLB American League Championship: Chicago White Sox beat Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 4 games to 1

F1 World Champion

Renault driver Fernando Alonso wins season-ending Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit; first Spanish Formula 1 World Drivers champion; wins by 21 points from Kimi Räikkönen

Famous Deaths

  • "Len" Dresslar, American singer and voice actor (b. 1925)
  • David Reilly, American singer ("God Lives Underwater"), dies at 34
  • Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (Little Rascals), dies at 71
  • John Baines Johnston, British diplomat (British High Commissioner to Rhodesia just before independence, High Commissioner of Malaysia), dies at 87
  • Ursula Howells, British actress (Hard Times, Girly, Murder is Announced), dies at 83

About October 16, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra

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